What is the opposite of great?

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Adjective
Opposite for large in scale or size
“A small company with only a few products has grown to become a giant in the industry.”
Adjective
Opposite for large in quantity
“He was out of luck and left with a minimal sum of cash.”
Adjective
Opposite for impressive or striking
“The mud hut was an unimpressive example in housebuilding.”
Adjective
(applied to persons) Opposite for recognized for possessing power, talents or achievements
“The class focused on the lesser-known inconspicuous religious leaders of the last century.”
Adjective
Opposite for of significant importance or consequence
“It was an insignificant decision with trivial repercussions.”
Adjective
(often followed by 'at') Opposite for skilful or adroit
“He had never been athletically gifted and remained incompetent at sports.”
Adjective
(informal) Opposite for very good
“The food at the cafe was awful.”
Noun
Opposite for a person of major significance
“He had achieved nothing and was a nobody in his industry.”
Adverb
Opposite for in a very satisfactory manner
“These blunt scissors work rather badly for hairdressing.”
Adjective
Opposite for possessing enthusiasm or passion
“I'm an unenthusiastic cynic of Kanye West's music.”
Adjective
Opposite for having, or characterized by, a generous nature
“The narcissist was known for his selfish acts of self-aggrandizement.”
Adjective
Opposite for of high birth, rank, or station
“Oligarchies are established through these alliances and society is divided between patrician rulers and plebeian slaves.”
Adjective
Opposite for lasting for a considerable time
“It has only been a brief while since we last met.”
Adjective
(informal) Opposite for extreme; used to intensify nouns
“It was a disappointing and sub-standard performance by the tennis player.”
Interjection
Opposite for expression of gladness and content
“Oh, come on! Give me a break.”
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